ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Challenge for International Law?

Crimean Declaration of Independence

In order to assess the legal validity of the Crimean declaration of independence from Ukraine, one should delve into intricacies of secession and the right to self-etermination under international law. The right to self-determination was initially thought to be applicable in the colonial contexts. However, in the neocolonial situations the right often collides with the territorial integrity of the sovereign states.

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